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Carwil Bjork-James
Carwil Bjork-James
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University

About me

I'm a anthropologist, writer, educator, and researcher living in en:Nashville and work for en:Vanderbilt University. I serve on the board of the Wiki Education Foundation.

I'm particularly interested in representing indigenous peoples and diaspora peoples in Wikipedia, in coverage of creative social movements, and in deepening coverage to look at global conditions related to cities, languages, and everyday life.

I am involved with two incipient Wikimedia user groups: Tennessee Wikimedians and Wikipedia & Education.

My work

I've been editing the English Wikipedia since 2005. I'm the lead research on Ultimate Consequences, an open data project documenting deaths in Bolivian political conflict from 1982 to the present. I have taught three courses that are part of the Wikipedia Education Program, focusing on the human rights of indigenous peoples.

Disclaimer: My edits and opinions are my responsibility and not that of Vanderbilt University or Wiki Education Foundation

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